Lot 3
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A SILVER-MOUNTED CARVED WOOD CIRCUMCISION FLASK

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 USD
Sold
4,688 USD
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Description

  • maker's mark only on base IM in shaped punch.
  • silver, wood
  • Height:  3  7/8  inches
flattened pear form, carved on one side with scene of the mohel, sandak and baby, the other side carved with Hebrew name Asher Katz, the silver base engraved with script initials DESL, further initials and date 1756, chained stopper.

Provenance

Sotheby's Tel Aviv, April 17, 2001, lot 303
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